Carnival Hit with Fake Government Fees Class Action Lawsuit

In December 2014, a fake government fees class action lawsuit was filed against Carnival Corp. & PLC, alleging the cruise line operator charged customers who booked their cruise reservation through the Marriott Vacation Club fake government and port fees at an inflated… Read More »

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GM Ignition Switch Troubles Costing GM Billions

General Motors this month announced it had spent nearly $2 billion on recalls and victim compensation in 2014. GM was at the heart of a massive storm of GM recalls over alleged GM ignition switch defects. A number of widely-sold GM vehicles... Read More »

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Wendy’s Settles Wheelchair Access Class Action Lawsuit

A proposed wheelchair access class action settlement was reached by both parties on Jan. 28, resolving claims that Wendy’s International Inc.’s Pittsburgh-area restaurants have architectural barriers that limit access to wheelchair-bound individuals, a violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). According… Read More »

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3 Calif. Residents Jointly File Benicar Lawsuit

Three California residents have filed a Benicar lawsuit accusing Benicar manufacturers, Daiichi Sankyo and Forest Pharmaceuticals, of concealing dangerous Benicar side effects that caused serious health issues for the plaintiffs. Plaintiffs Louis V. from Oakland, Calif. and Michael and Frances Mary E.... Read More »

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Pa. Mother Claims Birth Injury Caused Brachial Plexus Palsy

A mother from Pennsylvania has filed a birth injury lawsuit against a doctor and a state-chartered healthcare facility, Delaware Valley Community Health, doing business as Maria de los Santos Health Center (MSHC). The young mother filed her complaint as the guardian of her child,... Read More »

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Wal-Mart Equate CoQ10 Class Action Moves Forward

A class action lawsuit filed against Wal-Mart, Inc. over allegedly false claims it makes about its heart-health supplement it sells under its own generic brand “Equate” dodged dismissal in a California federal court. U.S. District Judge Cynthia Bashant kept most of the… Read More »

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DePuy Faces Another Hip Implant Lawsuit

A Minnesota woman who suffered from large amounts of toxic metal particles released into her system following hip implant surgery is suing Pinnacle hip implant manufacturer DePuy Orthopaedics and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson, for concealing known defects and risks associated... Read More »

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Google Hit With Class Action Over Drive Monthly Subscriptions

A Google class action lawsuit alleges that the internet giant deceives customers that subscribe to its data-storage service Google Drive by renewing its subscriptions automatically without give customers notice. California resident and plaintiff Eric Mayron filed the Google Drive class action lawsuit… Read More »

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Woman Shares Her Mother’s Zithromax SJS Story

Disclaimer: This story and information was shared on an online support website to help survivors of Zithromax-induced Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS). Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is a serious allergic reaction of the skin and is linked to a number of medications, including... Read More »

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Motion to Delay Vaginal Mesh Bellwether Trials Denied

C.R. Bard Inc.’s motion to delay the upcoming vaginal mesh bellwether trials was denied on Jan. 9. The vaginal mesh lawsuits selected for early trial dates will proceed as planned on Feb. 14. The vaginal mesh manufacturer submitted the original motion in... Read More »

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Lipitor Lawsuit Alleges Lipitor Caused Type-2 Diabetes

An Ohio woman diagnosed with type-2 diabetes following more than two years of taking the popular cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor filed a Lipitor lawsuit against drug manufacturer Pfizer alleging product liability, fraud and negligence. In her Lipitor lawsuit, Marsha M. of Columbus, Ohio... Read More »

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SJS: A Dangerous Dilantin Side Effect

Dilantin is an anticonvulsant medication that is used specifically to manage temporal lobe seizures and grand mal seizures, particularly in people who suffer from epilepsy. Its main function is to act on the brain’s sodium channels in order to suppress abnormal electrical activity.... Read More »

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